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Rhona Wurtele (-Gillis)

Alpine :: Downhill :: Slalom :: Giant Slalom

Rhona Wurtele together with identical twin, Rhoda, were born at St Lambert, Quebec, on January 21, 1922.  The initial caption in the May 1944 issue of True Comics described the as "…two of the world's best women skiers and probably the best all-around athletes Canada has ever produced".  Essentially, their skiing careers were inseparable, as was their ability. ['CLICK' BELOW TO READ FULL BIOGRAPHY]

Born:  1922

Active Period:  1942 - 1952

Inducted:  1982

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